Map-Chart technique surveys chronologically and compactly the history of immigration up to the restrictive law of 1924. Economic, political and religious motives of immigrants shown in scene in steamship office abroad. Scene at Ellis Island.
Art of the Middle Ages (1963) Illustrates and explains graphic design as a problem in communications. Uses the comments of faculty and the work of students at the Yale School of Art and Architecture as examples. Topics: Art, Medieval, Cathedrals, Art, Medieval, Cathedrals
Uses simple laboratory demonstrations to show what is needed to make a fire, what a flame is, how combustion takes place and how a fire can be extinguished. Stresses that fire can be dangerous and illustrates safety measures. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
0:24 VS airplanes taxiing down runway and up into air Camera pans airplanes parked in airport Airplane lands, then helicopter lands in front of bldg. Man looks into cargo of helicopter Helicopter lifts up, takes off Fade to bldg roof where helicopter is landing Men in uniform filling sides of helicopter with shovels full of "dirt" 2:09 Helicopter landing in clearing woods Helicopter spraying grove with cloudy "insecticide" VS/LS helicopter high up in sky 2:50 MCU helicopter...
Asking the question why so many people still get tuberculosis, the narrator answers in part, "Industrialization has spread faster than industrial health programs," some of the causes of infection are attributed to occupations, some to poverty and ignorance. Many excellent shots of different kinds of x-ray equipment in hospital and community settings.
MAN DEPOSITS CASH & CHECK IN SAVINGS ACCOUNT, RECEIVES INTEREST, BORROWS MONEY FOR HIS BUSINESS, SIGNS NOTE FOR IT, OPENS CHECKING ACCOUNT, ENTERS TRANSACTIONS IN CHECKBOOK, & GETS CHANGE FOR HIS STORE. SHOWS BANK VAULT, WORK OF FEDERAL RESERVE BANK. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
SHOWS CHILDREN ENJOYING WINTER SPORTS, MAKING A SNOWMAN, PLAYING FOX & GEESE, SLEDDING & SKIING. Scenes of snowy suburban neighborhood. Two boys and girl dress for cold weather. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Shows the life cycles of the common (Culex) and the malaria (Anopheles) mosquito. Depicts methods of exterminating larvae and adult mosquitoes. Includes breeding places, the laying of the eggs, the various stages of development, and methods of mosquito control. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
USE OF FIRE IN COOKING, HEATING, PRODUCING LIGHT, & DESTROYING RUBBISH. REQUISITES OF ALL FIRES -- FUEL, OXYGEN & KINDLING, TEMPERATURE -- ARE SHOWN & IN ANIMATION THE ACTIONS OF GASES WITHIN FIRE. CONTROL OF BURNING, RESULTS OF CARELESS HANDLING & PUTTING out. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
DO'S AND DON'TS FILM. PORTRAYS WAYS IN WHICH OFFICE ETIQUETTE CONTRIBUTES TO SUCCESS IN OFFICE RELATIONSHIPS. THE TYPICAL SITUATIONS INCLUDE APPLYING FOR A JOB, REPORTING FOR WORK THE 1ST DAY, PERFORMING ROUTINE SECRETARIAL DUTIES, & TELEPHONE COURTESY. Office Etiquette is one of the many films that follows a young woman who is seeking a secretarial job. It makes the off-center but accurate point that success in the office is gauged by behavior and interpersonal relationships as well as...
Explains what immunization is and how it is built up either by having a disease or by being inoculated with vaccine. Shows how smallpox vaccine is produced and used, how diphtheria toxins are treated to produce toxoids, and the type of program of treatment necessary to produce lasting immunity. Credits the scientists and commercial laboratories for their work in developing vaccines. This film shows the process of testing vaccinations on animals and through animation simulations of microscopic... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Describes the basic types of foods needed in daily diet and explains the contribution made by each type of food to bodybuilding. Depicts examples of controlled experimental feeding. For intermediate grades, high school and adult groups. Topics: diet, nutrition
Accompanies a little boy as he visits a puppeteer's workshop and reveals the craftsman at work constructing one of the marionettes - carving the wooden parts, assembling the pieces, and adding the costume. Demonstrates the manipulation of marionette strings for the basic actions of walking, gesturing, nodding, and sitting. Concludes with episode from Hansel and Gretel.
Measures how a society ranks on a spectrum stretching from democracy to despotism. Explains how societies and nations can be measured by the degree that power is concentrated and respect for the individual is restricted. Where does your community, state and nation stand on these scales? The companion Encyclopedia Britannica Film "Democracy" can be found here. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 58 reviews ) Topic: Political science
Reviews the history of immigration to the United States up to the restrictive law passed in 1924. A dramatized scene in a European steamship office is used to show the economic, political and religious motives for immigration. Contains scenes of Ellis Island and New York City in the early 20th century. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Immigration, Diversity, U.S. History: 1900-1927
With teacher's guide Demonstrates that lessons learned from fire drills can save lives in fire emergencies at school, at home, and at a crowded theatre. Shows a well-organized fire drill in progress, and dramatizes several true-to-life situations in which the most effective safety procedures and the most modern equipment is used to combat fire in each of the three situations--home, shcool, and public building Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Fire prevention, Fire extinction, Safety, Fire, Safety, Fire Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Shows, in the imaginative form of a "report from outer space," how the ways of mankind might appear to visitors from another planet. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Anthropology, Science fiction
Greece the Golden Age (1962) Studies the growth of the fetus, from implantation to early overall development and through the development of fetal organ systems. Covers stages of growth through each month of pregnancy and discusses maternal subjective signs of fetal development. From the Nine to Get Ready series. Topics: Greece-History, Greece-Civilization, Greece-Antiquities
Shows the conflict between six teen-agers and their respective parents in a situation designed to provoke discussion. Emphasizes that each generation must recognize the other's differences in upbringing, thinking and feeling and be willing to compromise on solutions to problems. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
DEMONSTRATES GOOD HABITS OF CLEANLINESS. SHOWS THE PROPER WAY TO WASH HANDS & FACE, TO CLEAN NAILS & TO BATHE. ANIMATED DRAWINGS DESCRIBE THE STRUCTURE OF THE SKIN & EXPLAIN WHY SOAP IS NECESSARY FOR CLEANLINESS.
Uses animation to consider lives of two identical twins who develop completely different personalities. Comments on leveling power of American Society. In collaboration with Dr. Arnold Gesell and the Clinic of Child Development, Yale University Great footage of scientific study of identical twin girls from infancy to 13.5 years old. 11:42:01:15 Two sets of disembodied arms in lab coats place two identical twins in crib; VS blonde haired baby twins. VS twins under scientific observation, always... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Tells the story of how Penny, Frank's dog, feels neglected when his master is too busy to play with him. Penny chases a cat up a tree, but Frank forgives him for getting into mischief. A simple film intended for very young audiences. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
A study of the plant and animal life found in a jar of ordinary pond water. Illustrates and explains the difference between microscopic plants and animals; between one-celled and many-celled organisms; the meaning of colonial organization; and the various processes of food-gathering, digestion and reproduction. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
"In this picture the infant is followed through his domestic day from the time of his waking at six o'clock in the morning until the final breast feeding at ten o'clock at night. His dressing, bathing, feeding, daytime naps, play, and general care are presented in concrete detail along with an interpretation of the significance of his various reactions. For the most part the picture is non-technical and well suited for viewing by groups interested in the training and care of the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Shows the world of dinosaurs and prehistoric monsters of a million years ago, and includes a battle between two giant creatures. Based on Conan Doyle's story. 07:31:57 MCU Tiger on the prowl 07:32:06 More tiger shots 07:32:40 London (?) 07:34:14 Prehistoric bird 07:34:39 MCU Pterodactyl with prey 07:35:57 Real dinosaur 07:36:37 Dinosaur eats - man in foreground 07:36:58 Dinosaur 07:37:03 CU Dinosaur eating 07:37:10 Another dinosaur - T Rex 07:37:13 First dinosaur 07:37:16 Tyrannosaurus Rex... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Traces the course of alcohol through the body; shows the effects of alcohol on the brain; dramatizes the case of a problem drinker, including treatment. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topic: Substance abuse: Alcohol